Oversight

Van Hollen Says He Will Run for Mikulski's Senate Seat

The House member is the first to throw his hat in the ring for the seat representing many federal employees.

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Play of the Day: The DEA Warns Against Stoner Bunnies

Late night shows highlight a federal warning against unintended consequences of Utah's forays into medical marijuana.

Personal Email Use Now in Oversight Committee’s Sights

Hearing on Chemical Safety Board could be preview of probe into Hillary Clinton's email at State.

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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony Kite looks out of an MV-22B Osprey as it prepares to land at the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, to support Operation United Assistance.

U.S. Ebola Operation in West Africa Gets a Watchdog

Pentagon inspector general Rymer to work with deputy from USAID.

House Speaker John Boehner arrives for Tuesday's vote on the funding bill.

No Shutdown: DHS Stalemate Finally Ends

In "unmitigated loss for conservatives," House approves bill to fund the department for the fiscal year.

VA chief Bob McDonald would need to publish regulations describing the bonus rescission process so that employees know their rights.

House Passes Bill Allowing VA Secretary to Claw Back Bonuses

Legislation allows employees to ask for a third-party review of secretary’s decision.

GOP Leaders Will Allow Clean DHS Vote, Possibly Ending Impasse

Over conservatives' objections, Republicans will let a measure come to the floor that doesn't block Obama's immigration actions.

Play of the Day: Jim Inhofe Has a Secret Weapon to Disprove Global Warming

The Oklahoman brought a snowball to the Capitol and waved it around.

Residents walk in Seaside Heights, N.J., days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall Oct. 29, 2012.

Senators Press for Flood Insurance Fraud Probe

FEMA and SBA faulted for mishandling Hurricane Sandy aid.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson met with state and local law enforcement and emergency responders last week to discuss the potential shutdown.

Funding Impasse Is Already Disrupting DHS Operations

Plans for new technologies and equipment remain up in the air.

Nextgov

New Tool Aims to Make Government Financial Disclosures More Transparent

From January 2016 and onward, OGE plans to require Senate-confirmed appointees to use the online system, called Integrity.

Mikulski made the announcement Monday.

Barbara Mikulski Marks the End of an Era

The senator from Maryland announced her retirement Monday.

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